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The Spirit of St. Louis

by Charles A. Lindbergh

The classic, bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning account of Charles A. Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight

Along with most of my fellow fliers, I believed that aviation had a brilliant future. Now we live, today, in our dreams of yesterday; and, living in those dreams, we dream again…

Charles A. Lindbergh captured the world's attention—and changed the course of history—when he completed his famous nonstop flight from New York to Paris in 1927. In The Spirit of St. Louis, Lindbergh takes the reader on an extraordinary journey, bringing to life the thrill and peril of trans-Atlantic travel in a single-engine plane. Eloquently told and sweeping in its scope, Lindbergh's Pulitzer Prize-winning account is an epic adventure tale for all time.

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Categories: Biographies & Memoirs

Reading time: 1820 hours


Peter Diamandis
Engineer, Physician, and Entrepreneur

There’s actually a few books that have changed my world that I’ve gifted. The first is reading The Spirit of St. Louis by Lindbergh, and the setting is his story of this epic adventure in 1927 of crossing the Atlantic and doing it for a $24,000.00 prize. I was amazed at this man’s determination and the way he thought about this and took the risk out and then made this epic journey.